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The Wall Street Lab is a podcast that explores the world of finance from an insider perspective. The host, Andreas von Hirschhausen interviews top financial professionals in the fields of private equity, hedge funds, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, asset management, venture capital, management consulting, trading and many more. The themes range from investment related topics, financial markets and news, career development in finance, favourite books, personal habits, just to name a few.

The Wall Street Lab Andreas von Hirschhausen

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    • 5.0 • 44 Ratings

The Wall Street Lab is a podcast that explores the world of finance from an insider perspective. The host, Andreas von Hirschhausen interviews top financial professionals in the fields of private equity, hedge funds, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, asset management, venture capital, management consulting, trading and many more. The themes range from investment related topics, financial markets and news, career development in finance, favourite books, personal habits, just to name a few.

    Robert Almgren - A Deep Dive into Optimal Trade Execution in Fixed Income and Futures Using Quantitative Methods

    Robert Almgren - A Deep Dive into Optimal Trade Execution in Fixed Income and Futures Using Quantitative Methods

    Robert Almgren is the Chief Scientist and co-founder of Quantitative Brokers. Rob was previously a professor of mathematics at the University of Chicago, the University of Toronto, and currently teaches High-Frequency Markets at Princeton University.

    In this episode we get deep into the weeds of optimal trade execution, particularly in Fixed Income and Futures markets. We talk about the history, theory, and practice of minimizing trading costs by minimizing slippage in fixed income markets.

    • 49 min
    Timo Pfeiffer - An Intro to Indices - creation, use cases, and maintenance

    Timo Pfeiffer - An Intro to Indices - creation, use cases, and maintenance

    Hello and Welcome to another episode of the Wall Street Lab Podcast. With me is today's guest: Timo Pfeiffer. Timo is the Chief Markets Officer of Solactive and in charge of Research, Sales, and Communications.

    In this episode we explore the world of indices. You all have heard of the biggest indices, use them probably every day, but how much do you know about their origin, creation, administration? This is our topic for today. We look at the life of an index from beginning to end.

    • 52 min
    Michaela Walsh - Founding the Women’s World Banking Movement, Financial Inclusion, and Female Entrepreneurship

    Michaela Walsh - Founding the Women’s World Banking Movement, Financial Inclusion, and Female Entrepreneurship

    Our guest today is Michaela Walsh. Michaela is an activist, scholar, mentor, educator, and author. She was the Founding President of Women’s World Banking. Women’s World Banking is the global leader in women’s financial inclusion.

    We talk about the founding idea of women's world banking, the issues it wanted to solve, the story how it came into existence. We talk about Michaela’s experience in female financial inclusion and the positive effects of it.

    • 46 min
    Daniel Faggella - Use Cases for AI in Financial Services and where funding really goes

    Daniel Faggella - Use Cases for AI in Financial Services and where funding really goes

    Daniel Faggella is the Founder, CEO, and Head of Research at Emerj Artificial Intelligence Research. He is also a Member of the OECD Network of Experts on AI, a Fellow at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.

    In this episode, we get into AI for financial services. Daniel talks about the true distribution of AI funding for banks, how one needs to cut through the tweets and press releases to check where money in AI is actually flowing.

    • 45 min
    Hugo Bongers - Corporate Venture Capital, Grooming Unicorns, and Investing in Startups

    Hugo Bongers - Corporate Venture Capital, Grooming Unicorns, and Investing in Startups

    Hugo Bongers is the Head of ABN Amro Ventures, the 150 million Euro Corporate Venture Capital fund of Dutch Bank ABN Amro. His mission is to make strategic investments in early-stage (series A and onwards) tech and fintech companies which are relevant for the bank.
    In this episode we talk about the Corporate Venture Capital arm of ABN Amro. We talk about how Hugo sources his deals, his decision criteria on when to invest in startups.

    • 45 min
    Colin Lancaster - Global Macro Trading, Hedge Funds, The Covid Pandemic, and Market Trends

    Colin Lancaster - Global Macro Trading, Hedge Funds, The Covid Pandemic, and Market Trends

    Colin Lancaster is a 25-year Wall Street professional. He has run two of the highest profile global macro businesses for the top-performing hedge funds in the world and has worked directly for a number of the icons in the investing world.
    In this episode we talk about hedge funds, and Global macro especially. We get into how the field has changed over the years. We also talk about Colin’s experience about modern financial markets chronicling the men and women who make them move.

    • 39 min

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44 Ratings

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Great podcast

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No room for improvement - perfection in podcasting!

Awesome content and exclusive quests - just brilliant and a big thumbs up! Keep it coming and thanks for your time and efforts of preparation, research and finding the guest speaker!

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